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Nurses Can Enter Legal Field As Expert Witnesses

Elizabeth Rudolph, JD, MSN, RN

Nurses can now become expert witnesses, a field previously dominated by physicians. All nurses, regardless of education or specialty, interested in expanding their career options to be nurse expert witnesses will learn skills for this new career at a two-day legal nurse certification course in four locations this spring which are offered by Jurex Center For Legal Nurse Consulting,

The Professional Legal Nurse ConsultantTM 2-Day certification live course locations are:
• March 21 & 22, Nashville, TN
• March 28 & 29, Miami, FL
• April 25 & 26, Phoenix, AZ
• May 30 & 31, Washington, D.C. area

The two-day certification course, Be a Professional Legal Nurse ConsultantTM, teaches nurses how to partner with attorneys to review medical records in medical-legal cases as well as how to market their skills to the legal community.

Professional Legal Nurse ConsultantsTM provide an invaluable service to the legal community. PLNCTM certification courses are designed to give nurses more choices and the tools they need to exercise those choices.

In addition to the live course, PLNCTM certification is available by e-course, audio Course and video Course. Each course can be completed in two days and covers the basics of starting a legal nurse consulting business plus a general primer on the law.

For more information or to register, go to or (901) 496-5447.

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